Visitors — alternately known as Force 5 — was a French space-rock project comprising some of the nation’s leading library and jazz-rock musicians. The project had two iterations: the first with a self-titled album on Decca in 1974; the second with an eponymous release on Montage in 1981. Members: Gerard Brent (vocals, guitar), Marc Attali […]

Wapassou ‎– Salammbô (1978)

Salammbô is the third album by French chamber-rock/folk ensemble Wapassou, released in 1978 on Crypto. Tracklist: A. “Salammbô, Part 1” (18:04)* B. “Salammbô, Part 2” (19:05)** *(:01-1:37-/4:00-6:05-7:17-8:52-10:30-12:36-14:38-17:55) **(:01-1:21-4:05, 6:34-8:35-10:40-13:24-15:48-16:54-18:25) Credits: Freddy Brua — keyboards Karin Nickerl — guitar Jacques Lichti — violin Monique Fizelson — vocals Jean-Pierre Massiera — vocals J. C. Pognant — producer Gustave […]

Jean-Pierre Massiera

Jean-Pierre Massiera (born July 10, 1947) is a French library musician, composer, and producer who partook in various avant-psych and space-funk projects during the late 1960s and 1970s, including Les Maledictus Sound, Visitors, Horrific Child, and Human Egg. In 1976, he played with symphonic-rockers Atlantide and teamed with the band’s guitarist on the Marcy Music […]